Sally Morrow joined Religion News Service in March 2012 as Photo/Multimedia Editor. She is a photographer and editor based in Kansas City. Morrow has worked as a multimedia editor and photographer at Newsday, The Des Moines Register, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
The Shining City on a Hill
Since John Winthrop, the Puritan governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Americans have considered their country to be a shining “city on a hill.” This video traces that phrase from Winthrop to contemporary politicians such as Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich.
75 Members of Congress Send a Message to the Nuns
Coinciding with the Nuns on the Bus cross-country tour, 174 members of Congress co-sponsored a resolution commending the American women religious community for their tremendous impact on our nation.
In this video, 75 of those representatives add a personal note to the sisters.
Photo slideshow: ‘Nun sense’ vs. ‘nonsense’
More than 200 Catholics from Kansas City, Mo., wore white and held signs to honor American nuns on Tuesday, June 19. Many attendees said they were there to support and thank the sisters, who are under a Vatican crackdown. The event was organized by local residents and the nationwide organization Call to Action, a liberal lay Catholic movement. Photos by Sally Morrow/RNS.
Photo Slideshow: Memorial Day Lantern Floating Ceremony
Lantern Floating Hawai’i 2012 culminated the day-long public celebrations of one of the largest Memorial Day observances in the US at the Ala Moana Beach Park near downtown Honolulu on May 28, 2012.